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Simpson County man killed in two vehicle crash

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SIMPSON COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A two vehicle crash in Simpson county claims the life of one man and left several people hospitalized.

Mississippi Highway Patrol Spokesman Corporal Odis Easterling said 51 year old John Baughon of Mendenhall died as a result of his injuries in that accident.

It happened around 9:45 Friday night on Highway 540 near Poplar Springs Road not far from Mendenhall.

Investigators said three others inside Baughon's Ford Escort were injured.

It collided with a Ford Taurus.

Three people traveling in the Taurus were also hospitalized.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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